Welcome to the Indiana Pumpkin Growers!

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UPDATE!!!   Due to technical difficulties, we will be moving our website back to www.ipga.us

The “old” url will be the site of this “new” website.  The old website format will disappear and be

replaced with this new format.  So..   The site will look like this, however you will find it at www.ipga.us

Look for the change as of 12-10-2017.  Thanks for your support and patience in the transition.  UPDATE


SPONSOR of our calibrated weigh-off scale:  Antibus Scales and systems.

Scales, calibration and barcode gear.     

Thanks so much for their support!!!  Click on this text to visit their website.



Fair Oaks 10-07-2017  (I’ll post more pictures later this week)

Official results from Fair Oaks 10-07-2017 click here

Phil Groenewold, from Dyer, IN won with 1,666 pounds



Wasson Nursery 2017: 

Official results from Wasson Nursery in Fishers, IN: click here

Mikkal Hodge 1,266.5 at Wasson Nursery, Fishers Indiana

Mikkal Hodge 1,266.5 at Wasson Nursery, Fishers Indiana

Kelly Klinker’s son Kenny – Voted cutest little pumpkin! Wasson Nursery 2017

2017 Indiana State Fair results 08-12-2017

Official results from Indiana State Fair 2017: click here

How to move and inspect a large pumpkin (video from the 2017 Indiana State Fair)


Link to pumpkin carving at the 2017 Indiana State Fair

Dick Wolfsie interviews Lee Saberson – two parts


Just looking for seeds???  $20 per year to join our club.

We’ll send you great seeds to get you started.

(Example of seeds received with membership)


Great Pumpkin Commonwealth – governing body for giant pumpkins

2017 Insect and disease control program and club bulk orders

Click here:  (We’ll help you keep your plants alive!)

All Time Top Ten Giant Pumpkin list

(maintained by IPGA  09/21/2017 updated)


Indiana record pumpkin – 1739 lbs  Mark Goodman from Marion, IN

Indiana Top-Ten Giant Pumpkins list

Fair Oaks Weigh-off 2016

IPGA links

Miscellaneous pictures from past weigh-offs

All Indiana State fruit records

Comprehensive guide to growing Atlantic Giant Pumpkins

World Record Atlantic Giant pumpkin: 2,624.6 lbs

Origin of Dills Atlantic Giant pumpkins by Steve Connolly

Pumpkin seed genetics and statistics

Big Pumpkins message board: Pests, diseases and other problems

Our old website:  www.ipga.us